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Chrome paint

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by Mr Messy, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. Hey all!
    Got my new bike on friday, and have done day 1 of my pre learners today :).
    Keeping myself occupied until i get the learners, im cleaning up the bike, touch up here and there of a couple marks etc etc.



    Brings me to my question:
    One of the cans has a scrape up it which is deep enough to cut through the chrome and is rusting ever so slightly ](*,). If possible id like to sand that off gently with some wet/dry (most likely), and patch it up.

    Anyone know of any chrome paint stuff that is actually chrome-like and not just shiny grey :D, and at the same time, useable on hot surfaces like exhausts? :).
    I dont mind if the chrome isnt perfect, just a little touch up would look better then the scrape and the rusty crud.

    Cheers all!
    Messy...
     
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  2. Your best bet would be clear engine enamel. Id polish it, hit it with some wax and grease remover then spray clear engine enamel in the scratch.
     
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  3. :-k
    Thanks Zbike ill check it out :).

    edit:
    Didnt get to it today, pre-learners day 2 :p.
    Tomorrow after RTA unless im in hospital because of the major intersection at the end of my street before i get anywhere :p.
     
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  4. lol
    no L's crash it good b4 u have to fix it
     
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  5. liquid chrome. supercheap.
     
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  6. Got there at last today, and the liquid chrome doesnt say anything about being heat resistant so im hesitant to go near it when i need it for a can...
    I bought a tin of the aluminium enamel and the clear enamel... i know its not chrome or a close lookalike but at the least it ought to look better then rust :D.
     
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  7. I wouldn't bother painting it, just wire brush & polish.
     
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  8. BBQ paint, black looks cool!
     
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  9. I had an old Honda CBX250 with a scruffy matt black pipe, and a spray can of flat black combustion heater paint made it look a million dollars ...
     
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